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Author Bestor, Theodore C.

Title Tsukiji : the fish market at the center of the world / Theodore C. Bestor.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004.

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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 411 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series California studies in food and culture ; 11
California studies in food and culture ; 11.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-383) and index.
Contents Tokyo's pantry -- Grooved channels -- From landfill to marketplace -- The raw and the cooked -- Visible hands -- Family/firm -- Trading places -- Full circle.
Summary Located only blocks from Tokyo's glittering Ginza, Tsukiji--the world's largest marketplace for seafood--is a prominent landmark, well known but little understood by most Tokyoites: a supplier for countless fishmongers and sushi chefs, and a popular and fascinating destination for foreign tourists.
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Subject Tōkyō-to Chūō Oroshiuri Shijō -- History.
Tōkyō-to Chūō Oroshiuri Shijō
Tōkyō-to Chūō Oroshiuri Shijō.
Markets -- Japan -- Tokyo -- History.
Seafood industry -- Japan -- Tokyo -- History.
Tokyo (Japan) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Bestor, Theodore C. Tsukiji. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004 0520220234 0520220242 (DLC) 2003022763 (OCoLC)53231770
ISBN 9780520923584 (electronic bk.)
0520923588 (electronic bk.)
9780520220232 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0520220234 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780520220249 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0520220242 (pbk. ; alk. paper)